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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  • We are open to applicants who may be looking for part time work as well as applicants looking for a full-time position.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 – £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher to join our MFL team on a full-time basis to start in September 2024. This role is suitable for both ECTs, who would benefit from a comprehensive range of support and guidance, and more experienced teachers alike. We are open to applicants who may be looking for part time work as well as applicants looking for a full-time position.

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge, strong classroom management skills and the ability to inspire our pupils with outstanding and engaging teaching. Our students are a delight to teach, and we foster an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.

The successful applicant will be joining an already highly successful department with French and Spanish amongst our highest attaining subjects. In 2023, both languages achieved outstanding results with both achieving over 81% Grade 4+, 67-71% Grade 5+, and French achieving 21% Grade 7+, and Spanish 36% Grade 7+, both with high numbers of pupils taking the subjects. This success was built on a department truly committed to continual improvement in all areas, especially the curriculum and teaching and learning, with the focus on all improvements impacting pupil outcomes.

The Department currently follow the AQA exam board course at GCSE level. Teaching within the department benefits from a strong team of specialist teachers who have all contributed to the department's rich curriculum including strong elements of EPI teaching.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be committed to supporting all pupils to achieve their “Personal Best”
  • Be an excellent teacher and able to teach Spanish to GCSE Level
  • Have excellent interpersonal leadership skills, underpinned by a firm vision for the teaching of Spanish.
  • Be forward thinking, visionary, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.
  • Have aspirations for further promotion

What the school offers its staff

We have an excellent track record of developing and supporting our staff to progress both professionally and in their career.

Toynbee School is an expanding school with consistently high achievement and progress across all subjects. The school was categorized as ‘Good’ by OFSTED in October 2015 and again in April 2019.

The school is situated in Chandlers Ford with easy access to the M3 and M27. Visits to the school are welcomed.

Applicants should apply using the Teaching Staff Application Form which can be found on our website, together with a Candidate Application Pack: https://www.toynbee.hants.sch.uk/vacancies. Please note that CVs will not be considered.

Completed Application Forms should be submitted to: Recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk. Please contact us via email or 02380269026 if you have any questions about the role.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Toynbee School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1051 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to The Toynbee School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@toynbee.hants.sch.uk.

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